It was a hiking route that I was looking forward to for a long time - from Brunni, little village in the canton Schwyz, to a view point between Grosser Mythen and Kleiner Mythen. The names of these two mountains suggest that one of them is the big one, and another is the small, and,... Continue Reading →
Если вы ищете версию на русском, она здесь. For an easy hike with friends I chose lake Klöntal (Klöntalersee), located 1.5 hours from Zurich by public transport. It is easy to get to the lake: first we took a train from Zurich to Glarus - that is the same-name capital of the canton, afterwards we... Continue Reading →
Если вы ищете версию на русском, она здесь. For short summer trips, when you want to combine hiking with some relaxing activities, I recommend Unterengadin (Lower Engadin) - a part of the Engadin valley, canton Graubünden, that lies close to the Austrian border. The capital of Lower Engadin is Scuol - a little pretty village,... Continue Reading →
Если вы ищете версию на русском, она здесь. There are mineral springs in Scuol that are used in the mineral spa center Bogn Engiadina: swimming pools, spas, saunas, whirlpools. The swimming part (with water of different mineralization levels and temperature) is very nice: a swimming pool with whirlpools inside the building as well as one outside... Continue Reading →
Someone can say that I pay too much attention to the mountains and trips in Switzerland. Well, I need to admit: I fell in love with them! I never lived next to the mountains and never had such a close experience with them. For me, they represent something magical, something eternal and incredibly sublime; besides, they... Continue Reading →
The first May weekends I spent in the Bernese Oberland – a southern part of the canton of Bern. It has mountains and quite famous ski resorts, but due to the season those resorts were mostly closed, the villages and roads empty. The weather was though very hiking-friendly.
Generally my arrival and several first weeks in Switzerland were very overwhelming. On the one hand I was not scared at all of moving to a foreign country on my own, but on the other hand I was astonished by so many things around me since my first day at ETH (and it was the... Continue Reading →
As I was craving some real snow and winter, and the weather in Zurich was sad, rainy and very grey, it was decided to make a little trip to Sattel, a little village in the canton Schwyz. From this village the cable car brings you up to the mountain called Hochstuckli, where you can enjoy a... Continue Reading →